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18 people share the old-fashioned expressions their parents and grandparents always said.

18 people share the old-fashioned expressions their parents and grandparents always said.

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Is there anything better than an old-timey phrase that barely makes sense, but sounds wise because someone old said it?

A Reddit user asked people to share the funniest peculiar old-school sayings that their parents and grandparents loved. There are too many great ones to count, but here are 18 of the best.

1. Who among us has not been accused of gallivanting by an old person?

My grandma always liked the phrase "out gallivanting", as in "you wouldn't be so tired if you weren't out gallivanting all night" - Cthulhuhoop

2. *wistful sigh* It's been years since I last lollygagged.

My grandma too. She was Irish. She was also big on "lollygagging". - Lucinnda

3. Dads always have funny ways of showing affection.

Every time my Dad would fart he'd say "There's a kiss for ya." - RuggedMeshBlue

4. This fart euphemism gets points for creativity.

My dad would always say “How’d that tree frog get in here?” - Obwyn

5. Dead squirrels as motivation!

"Be decisive. Right or Wrong, make a decision. The road of life is paved with flat squirrels that couldn't make a decision." - thestonez

Sources: Reddit
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